Thursday, June 19, 2008

Arson Fire Destroys Barn, Killing Livestock

On June 19, 1924 at 10:30 p.m. firemen were summoned to the Ridge Road, Southampton Cumberland for a barn fire. An arson fire destroyed a barn and its contents. Destroyed were a cow, some hogs, farm machinery and feed. Pa. State Troopers arrested a suspect at the scene. Damages were estimated at $5,000. The Vigilant Hose and Cumberland Valley Hose companies answered the alarm.

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